Roderic Quinn

(1867 - 1949 / Australia)

Roderic Quinn Poems

1. A Grey Day 4/16/2010
2. A Song Of Keats 4/16/2010
3. A Song Of Winds 4/16/2010
4. A Wardrobe 4/16/2010
5. Acushla 4/16/2010
6. After Cattle 4/16/2010
7. After Drafting 4/16/2010
8. All Of A Piece 4/16/2010
9. An Empty Room 4/16/2010
10. Arnold Rode Behind 4/16/2010
11. At Dawn 4/16/2010
12. At End Of A Holiday 4/16/2010
13. At Her Door 4/16/2010
14. At The Tide's Will 4/16/2010
15. Australia's Vision 4/16/2010
16. Bequeathal 4/16/2010
17. By Momba Tracks 4/16/2010
18. By The Quay 4/16/2010
19. Doing Nothing 4/16/2010
20. Drovers Twain 4/16/2010
21. Garden Street 4/16/2010
22. God's Answer 4/16/2010
23. God's Answer 4/16/2010
24. Homeward Going 4/16/2010
25. In September 4/16/2010
26. Irony 4/16/2010
27. Just To Drift 4/16/2010
28. Love Magical 4/16/2010
29. Mid-Forest Fear 1/1/2004
30. Midnight And Moonlight 4/16/2010
31. Noon On The Barrier Ranges 4/16/2010
32. On The Barrier 4/16/2010
33. Perfection 4/16/2010
34. Romance In The Market Place 4/16/2010
35. Shell-Music 4/16/2010
36. Spring Song 4/16/2010
37. Stars In The Sea 1/1/2004
38. Sydney Cove, 1788 4/16/2010
39. The Allisons 4/16/2010
40. The Artist 4/16/2010
Best Poem of Roderic Quinn

A Song Of Keats

'TIS a tarnished book and old,
Edges frayed and covers green!
But, between the covers, gold —
Gold and jewels in between.
And this written (see, O see!
How old Time has made it dim)
'For one song Keats gave to me
I kneel down and worship him.'
He who wrote these lines is dust;
All of him is passed away;
Some hand closed his eyes, I trust,
Drew the blind to darken day.
Did lips kiss him at the end,
Love-lips tremulous yet brave?
Had he mistress, child, or friend
To sow green grass upon his grave?
Nay, we know not — it is long
Since he tired of ...

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The Hidden Tide

WITHIN the world a second world
That circles ceaselessly:
Stars in the sky and sister stars—
Turn in your eyes and see!

Tides of the sea that rise and fall,
Aheave from Pole to Pole—
And kindred swayings, veiled but felt,
That noise along the soul.

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